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Nippon Express Malaysia building new warehouse in Shah Alam Industrial Park

May 30, 2018

Nippon Express (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (Akiya Hayase, President; hereinafter, "NEM"), a local subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (Mitsuru Saito, President), held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, May 9, for a new warehouse to be built in the Shah Alam Industrial Park in Selangor Province.

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(Photo from groundbreaking ceremony)

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(Speech by President Saito)

Malaysia's economy has maintained a steady growth rate of about 5% in recent years. Personal consumption has also grown considerably due to rising national income, and demand for domestic logistics/warehousing is expected to climb as the volume of consumer goods on the market expands.

The Shah Alam Industrial Park is near the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's largest market, and easy access to the major seaport of Port Klang and to Kuala Lumpur International Airport makes this a favorable location for a logistics hub.

NEM decided to establish this new facility to meet the increasingly sophisticated needs of its customers for such services as domestic sales logistics, manufacturing logistics (just-in-time delivery), temperature-controlled storage using air-conditioned facilities and storage/distribution of halal products.

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(Image of new warehouse)

Nippon Express will continue to strengthen its logistics functions in the South Asia region to keep pace with the region's anticipated growth and to meet the full range of its customer needs as it strives to expand its global logistics business.

[Scheduled opening]
December 2019

[Profile of new warehouse]

Address Lot72, Persiaran Jubli Perak, Seksyen22,40300 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Structure Reinforced concrete two-story building
Lot area 59,336m2
Total floor area 63,421m2
(Breakdown)
Warehouse area: 47,373m2 (including air-conditioned section of approx. 9,000m2)
Office area: 4,251m2
Eaves, etc.: 11,797m2
Principal facilities Raised-floor platform, loading berths (rampways) on 1st and 2nd floors

Inquiries about this matter:

Contact: Mr. Jin or Mr. Sato
Public Relations & Advertising Division Nippon Express Co., Ltd.
TEL: 03-6251-1454
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